Book Review: Premchand The Co-wife and Other Stories

πŸ“Book Review : Premchand : The Co-wife and Other Stories (Penguin 2008 edition) by Munshi Premchand
✴️Pages: 275
✴️Price: β‚Ή350
✴️Genre: Short story/fiction
✳️Contents :
1. The Grinding Woman’s Well (paranormal content) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
2. Stigma (how baseless gossips are put to an end) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
3. Rani Sarandha (historical/how a queen sacrifices everything to save the honour of her family & her kingdom) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ ➑️ I cannot understand why being headstrong is regarded as matyrdom, there were other reasonable ways to opt for. Well, I guess opinions do differ.
4. The Farce of Brahm (how blind devotion & doing something in excess brings harm)πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
5. Two Graves (how another life gets ruined just because of the fear of what society thinks) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
6. Family Break-up (how much a person gets selfish & how much a person can forgive)πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
7. Subhagi (child marriage & becoming a widow at 11) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
8. The Anxiety of Authority (how anxiety kills) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
9. The Co-wife (broken family, selfishness & forgiveness) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
10. Theft (childhood days, mischiefs, caste difference) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
11. Newly-weds (mismatched marriage, infidelity) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
12. A Widow with Sons (broken family, woes of the elderly) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
13. Atmaram (greed & penance) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
14. Intoxication (caste & status difference) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
15. The Child (infidelity, devotion, acceptance) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
16. The Story of Two Bullocks (friendship, loyalty) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
17. The Price of Milk (poverty, the homeless, hunger) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
18. The Voice of God (justice is blind) πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ
19. A Winter Night (peace of mind Vs the material world) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
20. The Shroud (when it is too late to change someone) πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ
πŸ”₯Rating : 5🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟/5🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
🌑️ Recommended!


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